When North Carolina mother Jameka Wilcots saw police outside of her home on July 21, “My heart dropped,” she tells Yahoo Lifestyle. However, her fears were eased when she realized that the two officers, with the High Point Police Department, were...Read more
The most recognizable police dogs are those that can sniff out drugs and bombs, or the tough K-9s that can take down a suspect with their teeth. Scottie, Raider and Meredith are not that kind of dog. Their mission is far different, and their duty...Read more
Most kids are selling lemonade on hot summer days, but a boy from Utah had an even better idea — ice-cold beer. Root beer, that is.
ORIGINAL ARTICLESeth Parker set up his “ICE COLD BEER” stand in front of a church in Brigham City, Utah. The kid had his neighborhood fooled, with the local police department receiving several calls from concerned neighbors Tuesday...Read more
Starbucks on Sunday apologized after an employee at one of its stores in Tempe, Arizona, asked six police officers to leave or move out of a customer’s line of sight, triggering social media backlash. The officers had visited the store on July 4...Read more
Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers. Ron Slagle, who now works as a police officer in Iowa, told...Read more
ATLANTA – When valet companies take your keys and park your car, it’s their responsibility to make sure the keys don’t get into the wrong hands. With workers moving so fast, they don’t always lock the metal box full of keys. At times, they...Read more
Calling the cops on someone with mental illness can go terribly wrong. Here’s a better idea. What if we sent mental health experts instead of police?
We’ve seen it happen too many times. A person calls 911 to report a disturbance next door or out in the street. The police show up. Things go awry and the police shoot the person at the center of the disturbance — and it turns out that the person...Read more
The largest manufacturer of police body cameras is rejecting the possibility of selling facial recognition technology – at least, for now. Axon, formerly known as Taser International, has worked with more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies...Read more
The Supreme Court has ruled that police may, without a warrant, order blood drawn from an unconscious person suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. The Fourth Amendment generally requires police to obtain a warrant for a blood draw...Read more
Area students who have attended the Miami County Sheriff’s Office Teen Police Academy say they enjoyed the experience and gained insight into how law enforcement works. Sheriff Dave Duchak says students don’t have to be interested in a law...Read more